About Elitac Wearables

Your wearables development partner from idea
to commercially viable product

Wearables development

We develop wearables from idea to successful product and any stage in-between, in collaboration with partners from the health, safety/professional and sports sectors. We specialise in integrating electronics and textiles, with a particular focus on haptic feedback applications and sensor integrations.

Our development process, modular building blocks and working practices are designed to minimise risk and maximise predictability for our partners.

Research

To ensure we stay at the forefront of new technological developments, we conduct joint research with universities and research institutes. This allows us to stay up to date on the latest research, materials and techniques and optimise them for commercial use.

Some of our funded research projects include Project WEAFING and Project GaitKeeper.

Products

The BalanceBelt

The BalanceBelt is a health & well-being wearable that uses haptic feedback to help patients suffering from severe balance disorders find their balance and regain their independence.

We developed it in collaboration with Prof Dr. Kingma and the Maastricht University Medical Centre+ and launched it commercially in the summer of 2020.

The ScienceSuit

We’ve also developed the ScienceSuit, a set of modular hardware and textile components that lets product developers and researchers quickly test haptic feedback applications in their own products and designs.

This way, they can jump straight to the testing stage, saving cost and valuable development time.

The Mission Navigation Belt

The Mission Navigation Belt (MNB) is a lightweight belt that allows soldiers to feel waypoint navigation cues through haptic feedback. It keeps soldiers’ hands, eyes and ears free, allowing them to concentrate fully on their surroundings and mission.

The project was a collaboration between Elitac Wearables and The Netherlands Ministry of Defense, and commercialisation partner Teijin Smart Safety.

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